News, Events and Updates

Interlend 2015 – sponsored delegate place


The Forum for Interlending (FIL) is offering a sponsored delegate place at the forthcoming Interlend 2015 conference, to be held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, 29th to 30th June.

The sponsorship award covers the cost of attendance at the conference, all meals, accommodation and reasonable travel expenses.

Application Process

To be considered, a letter of application should be sent to the FIL Committee and should include:

1. Full name
2. Contact Details (email, telephone number, address)
3. Note availability to attend conference if award is granted
4. Applicants should also include a brief explanation of why they wish to attend, as well as the value that they and their organisation would gain from attendance at Interlend 2015More …

Book now! Interlend 2015: Interlending at the crossroads?

Book Online

Online booking is now available for for FIL's annual Interlend conference, which is being held 29th – 30th June, The Midland Hotel, Manchester.

Please note: early bird booking closes on 17th April.

Sponsorship opportunity: National Conference


FIL is an organisation for interlending and document supply personnel. It was set up to enable library and information workers in this area to exchange ideas and views and also to raise the profile of this area of work nationally and internationally.

Interlend is FIL's annual conference, attended by delegates from all sectors.

In 2015, the conference will be based in Manchester, at the Midland Hotel. It is to be held over two days, 29th-30th June. There will be several opportunities for companies who sponsor the conference to engage directly with delegates throughout that time, besides having your company information displayed on conference materials.

Details of sponsorship packages available for Interlend 2015

If you or your organisation would be interested in purchasing a  sponsorship package for thisMore …

FIL @ Boston Spa 2014 Presentations

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Presentations from our recent FIL @ Boston Spa day are now available to view on our website here

Thank you to all our speakers for making the day so interesting and valuable!

FIL@BL Boston Spa Friday 28 November 2014 – FULLY BOOKED!

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The event is now fully booked – we look forward to seeing attendees on 28th November. 

The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery's (FIL) annual Interlending training and update day is taking place at the British Library Document Supply Centre in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire on Friday 28 November 2014.

FIL@BL Boston Spa – Programme




2014 FIL Conference Presentations


The FIL Interlend Conference 2014 was a huge success.  Thanks to presenters and delegates for making it such a great event.  The conference presentations are being uploaded and can be found here .

Forum for Interlending Members Only Area

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The Forum for Interlending have developed a members only area.   This is a space where interlending professionals (who are FIL members) can:

ask for advice regarding best practice

look for feedback on ideas they are developing

seek interlending specific copyright advice

share their knowledge

To access the members only area please visit:                                .    Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation.  After this you can access the members only area where you can discuss, debate and follow all matters interlending!